Comparing polyarteritis nodosa in children and adults: a single center study


ERDEN A. , BATU AKAL E. D. , SÖNMEZ H. E. , SARI A. , ARMAĞAN B. , ARICI Z. S. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.20, no.8, pp.1016-1022, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.13120
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1016-1022
  • Keywords: adult, child, outcome, polyarteritis nodosa, treatment, CHURG-STRAUSS-SYNDROME, POOR-PROGNOSIS FACTORS, HENOCH-SCHONLEIN PURPURA, TERM-FOLLOW-UP, MICROSCOPIC POLYANGIITIS, PULSE CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE, RANDOMIZED-TRIAL, VASCULITIDES, CLASSIFICATION, CRITERIA

Abstract

ObjectivePolyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a necrotizing vasculitis of medium/small arteries. We aimed to examine the characteristics of adult- and childhood-onset PAN.